Buying

Ep 85: Mailbag Questions About the Home Buying Process

It’s time to open up the mailbag and answer your questions about the home buying process. Today we’ll dive into pay-ing cash, selling while the market is high, using a discount brokerage, and sellers backing out.

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Ep 82: Seller Inspections, Mortgage Rates, & Other Headlines

Time to take another look at the real estate headlines that caught our attention over the last couple of weeks. From sellers paying for inspections to increasing mortgage rates and much more, we’ll get Colleen’s reaction to the latest industry news.

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Ep 79: The Value of a Realtor

When it comes time to buy or sell a home, you’ll probably ask yourself whether it’s worth working with a real estate agent or try to do the work on your own. Let’s talk about much value a great realtor can provide you during the process and what specifically we do to help our clients.

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Ep 77: Smart Home Technology Upgrades + Other Mailbag Questions

Technology continues to move fast in the home improvement sector and many people are considering upgrades to their home. Is it worth the time and money to add smart home technology? We’ll answer that question and discuss long market listings, marketing during COVID, and downsizing.

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Ep 76: Should I Wait Until Spring to Sell? + Other Mailbag Questions

Are you ready to sell your home but you think waiting until spring might allow you to present your house in its full beauty? Colleen will explain why the winter might not make as much of a difference as you think. Plus, we tackle acreage, property management, basement renovations, and listing prices on today’s show.

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Ep 74: Questions to Ask a Real Estate Agent, Part 2

We pick up on our conversation from last episode and continuing sharing the questions you should be asking a real estate before you start that relationship. This part will focus on specialization, communication styles, and honesty.

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Ep 73: Questions to Ask a Real Estate Agent, Part 1

You’ve made the decision to buy or sell a home and now it’s time to look for a real estate agent. How do you make that choice? Colleen will provide you with the important questions to ask and what answers you want to listen for in this first of a two-part series

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Ep 72: 6 Clever Real Estate Tactics

Through the years we’ve learned many useful tips and ideas that we try to pass along to our clients during the buying or selling process. We’ve compiled six of them for you on this show and we’ll explain why this gives you an advantage in the real estate world.

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Ep 70: Best Pieces of Real Estate Advice

We all turn to friends and family for advice when it comes to buying and selling a home. It’s one of the biggest life events we’ll experience so it’s important to get it right. Today we’ll find out what advice real estate veteran Colleen has given and received through the years that she would pass along to you.

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Ep 66: Emerging Behaviors During Pandemic

How is the pandemic changing the way buyers and sellers are behaving? A recent study found seven different trends emerging due to COVID-19 and they could impact real estate over the long-term. Let’s find out whether Colleen agrees with each of these behaviors and how they’ll impact Oregon.

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Ep 63: Real Estate Fact or Fiction

When it comes to real estate, there are some common beliefs that you’ll often here but how many of these are actually accurate? Today we’ll play a game of real estate fact or fiction by presenting Colleen with seven different statements and she’ll tell us whether each one is true or false.

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Ep 60: Answering the Top Coronavirus Real Estate Questions

What are the top questions we’re hearing from people about buying and selling a home since the coronavirus pandemic began? We’ll bring them to Colleen to find out what she’s seeing across the market.

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Ep 59: A Homebuying Guide to the Salem Real Estate Market

If you’re looking for a home in Salem, you probably have questions about HOA fees, neighborhoods, commutes, trends and more. Our latest podcast covers it all.

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Ep 58: How Home Buying Process Has Changed During Coronavirus Crisis

On This Episode: Industries around the world have changed the way they do business because of coronavirus health concerns. The same can be said for real estate, where many pieces of the home buying process have gone remote or virtual, Let’s take a look at how things have changed over the past month. If you…

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Ep 57: Is the Coronavirus Impacting Real Estate?

So many people across the country are feeling the impact of the coronavirus outbreak from an emotional and financial aspect. But what has it done to the real estate market? Colleen will provide an update on Oregon real estate trends and what she’s seeing from buyers and sellers right now.

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Ep 56: Real Estate Trends for 2020 and the Decade Ahead

A recent survey turned up a number of interesting statistics regarding real estate and homeownership over the next decade. What do the numbers mean? And is there a buying opportunity on the horizon?

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Ep 55: Top Real Estate Fears for Buyers & Sellers

Deciding to buy or sell a home can be one of the biggest decisions you’ll make in life and that brings a certain level of worry with it. It’s natural to have concerns during the process but a good real estate agent will guide you through those and help alleviate your concerns. Let’s look at the most common fears we hear from buyers and sellers and how to deal with them.

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Ep 54: Important Real Estate Terms

It’s time to expand that real estate vocabulary, as we teach you some common real estate terms that you should know.

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Ep 46: Buying With Kids – Some Common Regrets

If you’re thinking about buying a home in the near future and you have a couple of kids or two, take some time to think about the following regrets those who have come before you have experienced.

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